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News - 2020

  1. TV Presenter and furniture restorer Jay Blades honours Scottish community workers with bespoke benches

    23rd November 2020

    Today two Scottish charity workers have been honoured with unique, handcrafted benches designed by the country’s most famous furniture restorer and eco-designer Jay Blades.

  2. The National Lottery and ITV invites the public to ‘Miss Out’ on their favourite ITV show to ‘Help Out’ in their local community

    20th November 2020

    A spotlight is being shone on people who give up their time to help communities, thanks to a new campaign from The National Lottery, ITV and STV. Miss Out To Help Out is encouraging the public to miss out on their favourite TV shows and use that time to ‘help out’ in their community.

  3. TEXTILE MENTOR SEAMLESSLY WINS MAJOR HERITAGE AWARD

    17th November 2020

    Artisan Taslima Ahmad has sewn up a 2020 National Lottery Award, for her work to keep traditional textile techniques alive with her courses for marginalised women and children.

  4. YOUTUBE AND STRICTLY STAR SAFFRON BARKER SURPRISES YOUNG HERO WITH PRESTRIGOUS AWARD

    13th November 2020

    YouTube sensation Saffron Barker surprised a young carer from Kent with a coveted National Lottery Award, for her tireless work in the local community and for NHS staff, during lockdown.

  5. BOXING STAR CONGRATULATES CARDIFF COACH WHO WINS UNDISPUTED ‘LOCKDOWN LEGEND’ TITLE THE HAYEMAKER CROWNS CARDIFF BOXING COACH ‘LOCKDOWN LEGEND’ IN 2020 NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARDSOR COMMUNITY WORK

    12th November 2020

    A Cardiff man who turned his life around through boxing has been crowned a UK ‘lockdown legend’ in the 2020 National Lottery Awards for his work in the community during the Coronavirus pandemic.

  6. THE NATIONAL LOTTERY COOKS UP AWARD FOR DORSET LOCKDOWN LEGEND

    10th November 2020

    Food crusader and ex-restauranteurTony Gibbons whose recipe for success includesonline cookery workshops and healthy ingredient deliveries, has been awarded a 2020 National Lottery Award in the Education category.

  7. GLASGOW DUO CROWNED LOCKDOWN LEGENDS IN COVETED AWARDS

    5th November 2020

    The Glasgow duo behind an independent film organisation who worked round the clock have been honoured for their work with a National Lottery Award.

  8. Iconic art galleries and film institute join forces to celebrate unheralded champions of the arts sector

    2nd November 2020

    1 Society’s Unheralded Champions: A National Lottery Report, October 2020 includes findings from a survey completed by a nationally representative sample of 6,000 adults from across the UK between 2-9 October 2020. It was scripted, hosted, sampled and data processed by Opinium.

  9. TV PERSONALITY, JEAN JOHANSSON, CROWNS INSPIRATIONAL CHARITY FOUNDER ‘LOCKDOWN LEGEND’ IN COVETED AWARDS

    28th October 2020

    Presenter Jean Johansson and National Lottery Award winner Julie Morrison

  10. Reinvigorated community spirit and better relationships with neighbours has left people feeling safer

    28th October 2020

    A report released today by The National Lottery indicates that over the past eight months almost half of adults in the UK (49%) feel, notwithstanding the hardship of the pandemic, a positive to emerge is the sense of community spirit.

  11. TV STAR DR RANJ PRESCRIBES MAJOR AWARD FOR FOOD CHAMPIONS

    19th October 2020

    This Morning resident doctor and former Strictly Come Dancing star Dr Ranj Singh has named inspirational husband and wife duo ‘Lockdown Legends’ in coveted National Lottery Awards, for their work providing surplus food to those in need.

  12. Olympic gold medallist Denise Lewis reveals first National Lottery Award 2020 winner!

    8th October 2020

    The winner of the National Lottery Award 2020 - Health category

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